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Woman (57) arrested in connection with murder of Lyra McKee

Lyra McKee.
Lyra McKee.
Journalist and writer Lyra McKee who was murdered last week

A 57-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the murder of Lyra McKee.

The woman was arrested under the Terrorism Act in the Creggan area of Londonderry on Thursday morning.

She has been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite for questioning.

Ms McKee was killed during a night of rioting in the Creggan area on Thursday.

She was shot dead when a gunman opened fire on police.

Police have said that they believe dissident republican group the New IRA were behind the attack.

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